News archive for July 2012

MY POLICEMAN by Bethan Roberts has been selected for Brighton's annual City Reads which was launched at the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery last month. Bethan said: "I'm absolutely thrilled that MY POLICEMAN has been chosen for this year's City Reads....The prospect of having so many people in my home town reading my novel is enormously exciting, and I feel very honoured to be a part of this wonderful project."

Published in paperback: VM Whitworth’s THE BONE THIEF by Ebury Press.  It’s had fantastic reviews already: BBC History Magazine describes  ‘..a gripping tale combines convincing historical detail with a well-constructed plot’, and the Historical Novel Society says ‘the author sure-footedly manages to tell a compelling and exciting tale in her debut novel.  Highly recommended.’  The first in an exciting new series set in the time of King Alfred: a dangerous mission deep into enemy Viking territory to steal holy relics.

Just published by Jonathan Cape is bestselling author Neil Forsyth’s stunning thriller, San Carlos set on the island of Ibiza. It’s already picking up some terrific critical acclaim and five star reviews. As novelist and critic Henry Sutton says this book ‘grabs you by the neck and gives you a thoroughly good shaking.’

FOLLOW THE MONEY; A MONTH IN THE LIFE OF A TEN-DOLLAR BILL by Steve Boggan is already making waves.  The poignant, hilarious, thought-provoking journey of one man across America following the same ten dollar bill has been chosen by BBC radio 4 for their Book of the Week (transmission starts week of 23rd July). Steve is also speaking at the Dartington Literary Festival this week and we are anticipating fantastic media coverage.